Wednesday, December 16, 2009

December 16, 2009

News
Death Penalty
China Injects 'Humanity' into Death Sentence
Asia Times Online, December 16, 2009
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/China/KL16Ad01.html

Economic Development
No Glitch in Computer-sales Regulations: China
China Daily, December 16, 2009
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2009-12/16/content_9183835.htm

Human Rights Defender - Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
China Warns West from Taking up Dissident Case
Reuters, December 16, 2009
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE5BE12C20091215

Human Rights Defender - CHEN Yunfei (陈云飞), Liu Zhengyou (刘正有)
陈云飞被囚期间遭围殴 刘正有关单间 (Sichuan Rights Activists Chen Yun-fei Beaten, Liu Zhengyou Put in Solitary Confinement)
Radio Free Asia, December 15, 2009
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/chen-12152009154814.html

Human Rights Defender - Feng Zhenghu (冯正虎)
冯正虎公开信致习近平 网友忧其安危(图) (Feng Zhenghu Sends Open Letter to Xi Jinping)
Radio Free Asia, December 15, 2009
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/fzh-12152009093924.html

Internet Censorship
ISC Publishes Proposal On Running Civilized Chinese Websites
China Tech News, December 16, 2009
http://www.chinatechnews.com/2009/12/16/11211-isc-publishes-proposal-on-running-civilized-chinese-websites

中國掃黃關近七百不良域名 (Nearly 700 "Vulgar" Website Domain Names Closed)
Ming Pao, December 15, 2009
http://inews.mingpao.com/htm/INews/20091216/ca30945v.htm

Law
全国人大常委会将首次审议村委会组织法修订草案 (NPC Standing Committee to Consider Draft Amendments to the Organic Law of Village Committees for the First Time)
China News Service (via Xinhua News Agency), December 14, 2009
http://news.xinhuanet.com/legal/2009-12/15/content_12647190.htm

Laws on Pet Attacks Urged
China Daily, December 16, 2009
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2009-12/16/content_9184799.htm

Police
Suspect's 'Suicide' at Police Station Questioned
China Daily, December 16, 2009
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2009-12/16/content_9184093.htm

XUAR
China Says Asylum-seeking Uighurs Suspected Criminals
Reuters, December 15, 2009
http://uk.reuters.com/article/idUKTRE5BE1S720091215?sp=true